September 27th, 2012 issue #1139

September 27th, 2012
  • McDonnell's BOV: Who gets their donations?

    Since what's now called "UVA June," the question has arisen: Why should the governor, whose budget funds just seven percent of the University of Virginia's operations, get to make 100 percent of the appointments to its Board of Visitors?

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  • Prospective presidents: How they might appeal to the BOV

    It has long been an intriguing question. Did the leaders of the ouster of UVA President Teresa Sullivan have someone in mind when they made their daring weekend move? Also in this issue: • McDonnell's BOV: Who gets their donations?

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Closest call for the owner of a prominent downtown location: John Dewberry, who bought the Landmark Hotel shell at a bankruptcy auction in June, walks away from a plane tha...

The Dish

  • Acing it: New BBQ comes to Henry Avenue

    Chef Brian Ashworth has a bit of advice for "hoity-toity" chefs who might think that leaving a fancy restaurant job to open a BBQ joint would be easy. "No way, making good ...

  • Chef's return: Langhorne wows Clifton crowd

    In the first installment of its Chef in the Garden series, the folks at Clifton Inn welcomed rising star chef Jeremiah Langhorne, the 26-year old Albemarle High School grad...

  • Tacos to go: Whole Foods hits the road

    Possibly you've seen the leafy-greens-and-giant-corn-emblazoned truck at Fridays After Five. Or perhaps in the Whole Foods parking lot. Or maybe near Lee Park on West Marke...

Real Estate - $old

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    September 28 at 1pm at the Albemarle Courthouse Property: 4672 Oriole Court Debtor: Lisa J. Carmines Original amount owing: $241,416.39 Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price...

Movie Reviews


  • Table of contents

    COVERWho shoulda been prez?Back in June, the UVA Board of Visitors made it clear they didn't think Teresa Sullivan was up to the job, but who would they have preferred? The...


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Black and White

  • Thoughtful graffiti

    Recently seen at the free speech chalkboard in front of City Hall.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at

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